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| On Jul 13, 2021 11:58 PM IST

WI vs AUS 4th T20I: Possible Playing 11 of West Indies


WI Playing 11: Having taken an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series, West Indies will take on Australia in the 4th T20I here at St. Lucia. After losing the T20I series to South Africa, Windies have shown their strength in this series and have completely dominated Australia. Despite missing their skipper, their experience in the side has helped them get past tough match situations. Stand-in skipper Nicholas Pooran has led the side extremely well. West Indies leads the head-to-head record over Australia in T20Is 9-5.

Team News

  • Pollard’s absence due to his hamstring injury hasn’t affected the team much as other batters have stepped up. He is likely to be rested.
  • Evin Lewis can replace Andre Fletcher at the top.
  • Oshane Thomas might replace Obed McCoy who can be rested for this match.

WI Playing 11 (likely)

Lendl Simmons
Evin Lewis
Chris Gayle
Shimron Hetmyer
Nicholas Pooran (C) (wk)
Andre Russell
Jason Holder
Dwayne Bravo
Fabian Allen
Hayden Walsh
Sheldon Cottrell

Windies have shown that they have a no. of world-class players who can step up when needed. Simmons has looked fluent at the top while Gayle’s return to form is threatening for the opposition bowlers. Skipper Nicholas Pooran has led the side brilliantly and has also got runs under his belt. Bowlers have been able to contain Australian batsmen in all the matches. Hayden Walsh has been particularly impressive with his legspin.

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West Indies squad

Kieron Pollard (C), Nicholas Pooran (VC) (wk), Fidel Edwards, Andre Fletcher (wk), Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Kevin Sinclair, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr, Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Andre Russell, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Lendl Simmons.

Where to Watch WI vs AUS 4th T20I Live

You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the West Indies vs Australia 4th T20I match on Fancode. The match will be played on 15 July and will start at 5:00 AM (IST).

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Monojit Das

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